[gey-lee-uh] /ˈgeɪ li ə/

noun, plural galeae
[gey-lee-ee] /ˈgeɪ liˌi/ (Show IPA)
Botany. a part of the calyx or corolla having the form of a helmet, as the upper lip of the corolla of the monkshood.
Anatomy. any of several helmet-shaped structures.
noun (pl) -leae (-lɪˌiː)
a part or organ shaped like a helmet or hood, such as the petals of certain flowers

galea ga·le·a (gā’lē-ə)
n. pl. ga·le·ae (-lē-ē’)


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